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Dec 22, 2012 6:30pm EST
on top of that. >> if somebody here in washington sent an e-mail to somebody in kenya, how does that track? >> that is interesting. if you asked that question two years ago, the answer would be different. only recently now that kenya has good connection to the internet rather than rely on satellite intermission. from washington to kenya, it would go through a building in ashford, virginia. 80% sure it would go through lower manhattan. dest is one of the major note for the transatlantic cable. the undersea cables that cross the atlantic and transport this communication. it would go through a single building in london. it is the uk equivalent of ashford in the u.s. i know that because the two cables down the east coast of africa both have their major london.n from there it is a straight shot. it is a fascinating place. it is in the same spot as the ancient report. -- port. this is the place where the international -- >> where are these undersea cables that you referred to earlier? and by whom? >> there have an telegraph cables across the atlantic for 150 years now. depending on ho
CSPAN
Dec 29, 2012 6:30pm EST
the educational stuff, all the policy-making situations. i think it is a great thing the washington, d.c. has all these things and c-span covers these. >> c-span, created in 1979 as a public service. >> james glanz is an investigative reporter with the "new york times." mr. glanz, what is an internet datacenter? >> it is a place where all the information you sent out from your communicatocomputer or mobe goes into process and storage. >> how big are these centers? >> there actually colossal. their colossal in the amount of electricity they use. some use as much electricity as a medium-sized town. it is a very secretive industry. they tend to be hiding in plain sight. littlees you'll see diesel generators on the side. those are backup power supplies. and it is a data center. >> were those located at the road they're all over the place. they're in high rises in cities, in greenfield sites out in suburban areas, there tucked away in the back of offices. they are the way that most commerce takes place now. everyone has to have one. there are concentrations of the in the country. northern virginia, si
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2012 8:00pm EST
changes may mean two different groups. joining us here on our washington d.c. site is gregory nojeim at the center for democracy and technology. what is the current law when it comes to law enforcement and e-mails and cell phones? >> guest: the short answer is that is confused and the longer answer is for e-mail that is less than 180 days old law enforcement need to warrant -- for e-mail more than 180 years old, it is just a subpoena, so there's no judicial intervention, no high standard of proof. for documents you store in the clouds, if you store something with google docs and come back and edit it, that is available with a subpoena. cell phones, there is no statutory provision about location information. so the courts have been in different places. some say if it is real-time location, for that they need a warrant. others say this gps location for that they need a warrant. there is not a clear rule yet for cell phone. >> host: what are the changes the judicial committee has approved? >> guest: they focus on content of communications. they said it should matter how will the content
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 6:30pm EST
director legislative counsel of the washington office. next area of discussion? >> is there any risk of impeding litigation? the securitiesf and exchange commission, and they want to get information from you. they want to know something about whether the company is engaging in illegal business practices. does this impede the investigation? >> you could use google as an example. google acts both as a provider of communications and is a provider of communication to its employees. what i think the world ought to look like is that if they are investigating google and they want to get the corporate records, it they should be able to serve a subpoena and get the records. that is what the legislation is intended to do. if they are doing an investigation of somebody else to has age e-mail account and your e-mail is not a global corporate record, and that is where the rub is. the ftc and sec want to be able to go to the providers with subpoenas to get this information. from our perspective what they're asking for is a huge hole in the warrant requirement for several investigations. it turns t
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 8:00pm EST
. >> on tomorrow morning's washington gorgeous -- washington journal, we continue a look at the fiscal cliff and what happens if those cuts take place in january. after that, charles clark of the government executive media group, looks at the domestic program cuts. and then more about the issue with is bell sawhill
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 6:30pm EST
stanton. thank you, both. >> thank you. >> tomorrow on "washington journal," we discussed the latest on the so-called fiscal cliff negotiations and preview the week ahead. beat politico reporter discusses the role of lobbyists. and an update on the situation in syria. that is live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> this week on "newsmakers," gov. peter shulim discusses the fiscal cliff and its impact. that is a 10:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> we have had these explosions of knowledge. but we have not coordinated care and all of these services have so many cracks that the cracks are as harmful
CSPAN
Dec 17, 2012 8:00am EST
that we have broadcasts going up against the wireless industries. some washington observers have suggested that nab and broadcasters have begun to lose some of their clout, and do you feel that considering these continuing battles, discussions regarding spectrum and it usage, um, is -- how is nab positioned to sort of do battle with wireless industries over these issues? >> guest: well, what we do is for free to the consumer. what they do comes with a fee, and free is better than a fee. and if you want to talk to lawmakers -- and having been one myself, i can tell you when i wanted to talk to my constituents in oregon, i knew i could put up a cable ad, but i had to run it for a month before anybody saw it with consistency. i could put up an internet ad, and maybe a thousand people might see it if i'm lucky. but if i want to move numbers and communicate overnight with my constituents, where do i put my money? i put it on broadcast television. because that's where the eyeballs are. so i think we're well positioned to do battle with those who would hike to put us -- like to put us out of busi
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